Rabbits for Dummies

Rabbits for Dummies

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By (author) Connie Isbell, By (author) Audrey Pavia

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 231mm x 20mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 30 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470430648
  • ISBN 13: 9780470430644
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (some col.)
  • Sales rank: 79,065

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Now updated--a highly informative guide to the joys of bunny ownership This new edition of Rabbits For Dummies gives readers a well-informed look before hopping headlong into the wonderful world of raising rabbits. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to feeding, grooming, and training, this practical guide provides a wealth of hutch-tested tips. Packed with informative photographs and beautifully detailed illustrations, Rabbits For Dummies includes up-to-date veterinary information, explains rabbit body language, advises on treating common rabbit maladies, covers the latest on organic cuisine and homegrown feeding options, and suggests training tips for acclimating a new bunny into the household. Connie Isbell (Long Branch, NJ) is a former editor and writer at Audubon magazine and has edited numerous pet books. Audrey Pavia (Santa Ana, CA) is the author of many books on pets and animals, including the bestselling Horses For Dummies (978-0-7645-9797-8) and The Rabbit: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet (978-0-87605-489-5).

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Connie Isbell is a former editor and writer at Audubon magazine, as well as the editor of numerous pet books. Audrey Pavia is the author of many books on pets and animals, including the bestselling Horses For Dummies and The Rabbit: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet. She has been a frequent contributor to numerous pet publications, editor-in-chief of Horse Illustrated, and senior editor of The AKC Gazette.

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Bringing on the Bunny Basics. Chapter 1: Jumping into Rabbit Ownership. Chapter 2: Choosing the "Right" Rabbit. Chapter 3: So Many Breeds, So Little Time. Chapter 4: Hiding in Shelters, Holes, and Shops. Part II: Taking Care of Creature Comforts. Chapter 5: Shacking Up with an Indoor Rabbit. Chapter 6: Stocking Up on Carrots. Chapter 7: Cleaning Behind Those Great Big Ears and More. Chapter 8: Making Fitness and Fresh Air Fun for Your Bunny. Chapter 9: Nipping Common Health Problems in the Bud. Chapter 10: Coping with Other Health Woes and Aging Issues. Part III: Rabbit Psychology: Behavior and Training. Chapter 11: Thinking Like a Rabbit. Chapter 12: Putting Boxing Gloves on Your Rabbit: Training. Chapter 13: Reckoning with a Bad Bunny. Part IV: Enjoying Your Fun Bunny. Chapter 14: Playing Around Isn't Just for Dogs. Chapter 15: Getting Hoppy with Your House Rabbit. Chapter 16: Hitting the Road with Your Rabbit. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Signs That Require Emergency Action. Chapter 18: Ten Great Rabbit Web Sites. Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make Your Bunny's Day. Appendix: Rabbit Resources. Index.